Submitted by Stevie Hughes

 
Stevie has added a note to say that "For males, the annual tax rosters can be more informative than a census...  In general, a man became subject to the poll tax at age 21.  However, it was not beyond our 'scots-irish' ancestors to 'fudge' the ages of their sons to delay the tax. 
 
 
2/4/2008 CROSS ANCHOR   BROWN MEN IN 1840-1851 DISTRICTS 11 AND 12 TAX LISTS      
BLUE =  Original 4 brothers   YEAR, DISTRICT AND NUMBER OF ACRES   Comments in RED      
IN 1850 SON OF Name   1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847 1848 1849 1850 1851
CENSUS?   on Tax List                        
and AGE       D# 11 D# 11 D# 11 D# 11 D# 11 D# 11 D# 11 D# 11 D# 11 D# 11 D# 11 D# 11
Y=55 David William   150+70 70+198 80+388 988 988 988 988 988 838 869 869 869
Y=33 Wm,s/o David William L       150+18 0 0 0 0 0 150 0 0 20
NO David Joseph   0 0 0 0                
NO   David SR   100 100+70 100+50 100+50 (David Sr died 1843 leaving Will)        
    William "Admin"for David SR       100+38 100+38 100+38 100+38        
Y=52 Sylvanus Moses   0 0 0 0 See District 12            
Y=31 Moses John M   0 0 0 0 0 0 See District 12     0 0
Y=45 Sylvanus John  (W.) 0 0 0 0 55 55 55 55 151   See page 2 District #21
NO David Jotham   0   (Married 10-24-1841 Platte Co MO)            
NO David David "JR"     0                  
Y=29 Moses Isaac W         0 0 0 0 0     See pg2 District #20
Y=26 Wm,s/o David Elijah A               0 0 0 0    
Y=27 Moses Aaron H (He left after 1850, place unknown)           0 0 0  
Y=24 Wm,s/o David John H (He is John Hankins Brown who dies in Civil War)         0 0 0 0
                               
        D#12 D#12 D#12 D#12 D#12 D#12 D#12 D#12 D#12 D#12 D#12 D#12
Y=38 Sylvanus Harvey   50 99 99 99 99 99 99 99 99 See page 2 District #21
NO   Sylvanus   94 (Sylvanus sells his land to Alfred)     94 Sylvanus apparently died in 1847/1848
Y=35 Sylvanus Alfred   0 94 94 94 94 94 94   194 See page 2 District #21
Y=67   Jotham SR 162+65 162+65 162+65 162+65 162+65 175 125 125 125      
Y=42 Jottham Robert   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 150 200
Y=41 Jotham Hugh   0 0 0 0   0 0 0 72 117 101 101
Y=36 Jotham John   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 140 140      
Y=33 Jotham James   0 0 140 140 140 140 140 0     98  
NO William William   0 0 0 66 0     (Married 9-5-1843 to Nancy Ireland and goes to MO)
Y=41 Sylvanus Jotham "JR"   47+58 47+58 47+58 105 105 105 105 105 For these men  
Y=35 Sylvanus William "of Sylvanus"       0 0 0 0   0 See page 2  
Y=52 Sylvanus Moses           0 0 0 0   District #21  
NO Jotham William "of JOTHAM"           50 50 50 50 created in 1849  
Y27 Moses Aaron H             0 0 0   See District 11 for these years
Y=31 Moses John "of Moses" See District #11         0 0 0      
  Jotham Alexander                 114 114      
                             
                             
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IN 1850?   Name on   1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847 1848 1849 1850 1851
and AGE SON OF Tax List                     D#21 D#21 D#21
                               
Y=41 Sylvanus Jotham                     105 155 105
Y=36 Jotham John "of Jotham"                   146 146 146
Y=38 Sylvanus Harvey                     99 99 99
Y=35 Sylvanus Alfred                     96 96 Lewis Co,MO
Y=31 Moses John M   (See District #11)               0    
Y=45 Sylvanus John "SR"  (He is John W. Brown) (See District #11)           0 0 0
Y=26 Jotham Alexander                     115 115 115
???? ?????? William "SR" (William "SR" could be either William s/o William or William s/o David buying land in #21??) 147 3/4    
NO Jotham William "of Jotham"  (In 1850 Nancy Brown (WIFE??)age 38 lives by/with Jotham and Margaret Maloney Brown) 51 51 51
Y=35 Sylvanus William "of Sylvanus"                   0    
Y=23 John W. son Isaac H "by J Brown"  (In 1850 both Isaac H. and John Junior in household of Abijah Scruggs.  Acres owned 55 55 55
Y=18 of Sylvanus?? John JR    by Isaac H. in 1849-51 appear to make them sons of John W. Brown, a son of Sylvanus???)     0
                               
                            D#20  
Y=29 Moses Isaac W     See Page 1 District #11 for years 1843 thru 1847         0  
                             
                             
                             
                             
                             
                             
                             
                             

 

 

 
 

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